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Facebook to launch first original TV shows in August

Facebook will debut its first original TV shows in mid-August, according to a Bloomberg report, citing people familiar with the matter. The new TV service was originally expected to be released in June. Facebook will initially launch short-form, inexpensive programs. Bloomberg said the social network has been asking its partners to turn in the first [...]

Facebook orders two new original series

Facebook continues to invest on its new video programming. Now, the social network has greenlighted two new original series, Deadline reported.  The first one, Returning the Favor features Mike Rowe (Somebodys Gotta Do It) as he travels the country searching for people who put their community over themselves and shines a spotlight on their contributions. [...]

YouTube to launch ad-supported original shows

During a presentation at NewFronts, YouTube announced that beginning later this year it will launch seven new ad-supported shows, featuring celebrities such as Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry and Kevin Hart, among others. With these new shows, brands can be a part of content thats generating buzz around the world, said in a blog post Robert [...]

Netflix considering mobile versions of its original shows

Netflix chief product officer, Neil Hunt, said during a meeting with journalists that the company is considering creating mobile-specific versions of its original shows, reported the site The Verge. Its not inconceivable that you could take a master [copy] and make a different cut for mobile, Hunt said. The adaptation for different viewing platforms its [...]